Come learn how to be ready to successfully subcontract with prime contractors such as Booz Allen Hamilton. This month features an extended program with two speakers who will share with you the preparation, mindset and strategies needed to do business with prime contractors.
First up is Robert Duhart, Booz Allen Hamilton’s Lead in their Small Business Office. Mr. Duhart’s role is to connect with, prepare and provide direction to small government contractors who wish to do business with Booz Allen Hamilton. Robert’s other previous experience notably includes, VP, Biz Dev & Operations with ST International, VP of Federal Biz Dev with Suh’Dutsing Technologies and Director, and Small Business Outreach with U.S. EPA, among other roles with Eastman Kodak Company and TRW, Inc. He will talk about what Booz is looking for in subs, opportunities that may be available and the best way to approach them.
Our second presenter is Roderick (Rod) Johnson who is currently is a Lending Relations/Small Business Development Center Project Officer for the SBA’s Washington D.C. Metropolitan District Office. Mr. Johnson’s presentation will focus on financial aspects of your business that you should have in order before working with large primes. Rod is a native Washingtonian with over 30 years of experience in Commercial/ Business Banking lending specifically to the Not-for-Profit, Government Contracting and Commercial Real Estate industries. He is also CEO at RLJ Financial Consultants, LLC. Johnson holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and a Masters of Science Degree in Financial Management.
Lunch is provided for this event.
Each month Contractor Chat provides insight into successful small contractors, large prime contractors, reps from government agencies, and other resources. Each month features a contractor or resource person who shares strategies, tips and tricks to grow your government contracting business successfully. This is also a great venue to meet new companies to team and partner with.
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Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards
The Loudoun Chamber celebrated it’s Annual Meeting & Community Leadership Awards on January 24th. We honored top business and community leaders and celebrated the success of the Chamber’s 2019 Board of Directors Chair, Lisa Kimball of The Arc of Loudoun, and welcomed in our 2020 Board Chair, Stacey Metcalfe of Inova Loudoun Hospital.
For more information about the awards and to view the full press release click here
Annual Real Estate Event
Stay tuned for 2020 event information this Fall! This event provides access to experts in the housing industry nationwide and locally. While Loudoun outperforms other Virginia counties on most economic measures, we still face many challenges to our future prosperity. Whether it’s our investment in Metro, a housing affordability crisis or attracting a millennial workforce, Loudoun’s challenges demand effective solutions.
On August 17th we will hold our 38th Annual Loudoun Chamber Golf Classic at the award-winning Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course, The Club at Creighton Farms. This course is one of the finest on the Eastern Seaboard, and is nothing short of spectacular. We are proud to have produced Loudoun County’s premier business golf tournament for the past three decades, and we hope you and your colleagues will join us. For Questions or Sponsorships: Contact: Paige Romanow
For the past 9 years, this casual, networking tournament pairs you and a partner against a field of over 30 two-man teams in a progressive four month tournament. Designed with the busy professional in mind, each event consists of a 9-hole round after work, followed by a short networking reception to get you home in time to put the kids to bed. The team with the lowest cumulative score after four events is the champion.
Small Business Awards
For 25 years, the Loudoun Small Business Awards have been the most prestigious honors celebrating the best small businesses, entrepreneurs and nonprofit organizations in our Loudoun community. Congratulations to all the finalists and winners. Winners were announced in front of a live audience of more than 600 of Loudoun’s top business and community leaders.
Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run
The Loudoun Chamber is thrilled to present the 6th Annual Superhero 5k & Kids Fun Run! This family-friendly event includes races and events for all ages. The 5k is open to walkers, runners, strollers and pups. Superhero costumes are encouraged!
The Loudoun Chamber will honor local heroes, from Public Safety personnel to ordinary citizens, for their courageous, often lifesaving actions in 2019 at the 35th Annual Valor Awards ceremony. The entire Loudoun County business community will be invited to attend these Annual Valor Awards to help honor these dedicated public servants for their selfless acts of heroism and commitment to protecting our families, our neighbors and our community!